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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: How to Go Gold

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) is recognized every September by childhood cancer organizations across the country to increase awareness and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure.

Our goal is to raise awareness for childhood cancer and funds for research to support the children, families, and communities who have been affected. We encourage everyone to Go Gold during the month of September to honor the brave kids who are battling cancer!

Ways You Can Get Involved

Host a Fundraiser or Event

Whether it’s in person, virtual or online, there’s plenty of fundraising or event options to connect with people willing to support childhood cancer research. We are open to any fundraising options; there are an unlimited number of ways to give back! If you’re looking for ideas, check out our blog post Fun Fundraising Ideas to Support the MACC to get started.

Raise Awareness

There are many ways to raise awareness for childhood cancer. You can take to social media with a personal story or share our posts to spread the word. You can show up at events and talk to your friends and colleagues about the desperate need for research. Every time you talk to someone about our mission, it makes a difference.

Shop the MACC Store

Support childhood cancer research by shopping online at our MACC Fund store, which directly supports the kids at Children’s Wisconsin. Currently, we have red and gold blankets, perfect for getting cozy this fall. However, we’re always open to suggestions for items so email us with ideas today! Shop Our Store Now.

Donate Via AmazonSmile

If you’re shopping on Amazon, select the MACC Fund as your charity of choice and a portion of your purchase will support childhood cancer research at no additional cost to you! To support us via Amazon, visit and select MACC as your nonprofit. With one click, we can help save lives.

Donate Online

With such a small portion of the federal budget being dedicated to childhood cancer research, it is up to private and non-profit organizations like us to fund new treatment options for kids. But we need your help. Donating any amount will make a difference in the ongoing search for a cure.

To learn more about getting involved, email us today.

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